Anthropology

Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Digital Humanities

Applications are welcome from scholars who bring to research and teaching the theoretical, methodological, creative, and/or technical practice of digital technologies.  We welcome applications from scholars who engage with emerging digital cultures from a humanities perspective.  The Fellow must be prepared to teach courses that reflect expertise in the digital humanities as well as in another substantive field.

 

J.S. Lee Memorial Fellowship Programme for Chinese Art

The J. S. Lee Memorial Fellowship Programme supports curators, museum professionals and Chinese art history research academics taking part in fellowships in the Programme Participating Institutions.  In order to realize the goal of promoting international exchange and cooperation in the field of Chinese art, the Programme requires applicants to be based in museums or institutions in places outside their habitual residence.  The fellowship aims to contribute to the professional enhancement of curators and academics in Chinese art through attachments and fellowships at museums and art institutions in China and overseas.

 

Andrew W. Mellon "Cultures of Conservation" Fellowship

This fellowship is designed to help bridge the gap between the ways objects are studied by conservators and the ways they are approached by academics in the human sciences.  These fellowships are available to individuals with a PhD or equivalent professional experience, and each of the appointed humanities-trained fellows will join a conservation team at a New York-area museum and work together on a joint project.  The participating institutions are The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The American Museum of Natural History, Anthropology Division, and The Museum of Modern Art.

 

Program on U.S.- Japan Relations Postdoctoral Fellowship

We seek applications from outstanding scholars in the social sciences who are conducting research that illuminates Japan's relations with the rest of the world in the broadest sense.  Scholars may examine domestic issues that bear on Japan's external relations or problems that it shares with other countries.  Post-doctoral Fellows will be expected to contribute to the teaching program at Harvard, normally by offering one undergraduate course during the fall or spring semester of the academic year. 

 

Native American Awards Program-Community Scholars

The Native American Awards Community Scholar falls within the Native American Awards Program which supports Native Americans, who are formally or informally affiliated with a Native American community or tribe.  Scholars must visit the Institution to undertake projects on a Native American subject and utilize the Native American resources of the Institution.  One of the goals of the program is for the Community Scholars to take the knowledge they gain through their research and share it with their community. 

 

The Charles Wallace India Trust Fellowship

The Fellowship is for three months and is for research in ‘Contemporary History’ – which covers a broad field including political activism, journalism, historiography, historical anthropology and research addressing cultural, social and economic change in South Asia in recent decades.  The CWIT Fellow has a private office in the Institute, with all the usual research facilities, and is a member of IASH’s lively research community.  S/He is expected to play a full part in the activities of the Institute, as well as working closely with colleagues in the Centre for South Asian Studies, and to give one seminar at IASH and one at the Centre on his/her current research work during their tenure. 

 

Andrew W. Mellon "Cultures of Conservation" Fellowship

This fellowship is designed to help bridge the gap between the ways objects are studied by conservators and the ways they are approached by academics in the human sciences.  These fellowships are available to individuals with a PhD or equivalent professional experience, and each of the appointed humanities-trained fellows will join a conservation team at a New York-area museum and work together on a joint project.  The participating institutions are The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The American Museum of Natural History, Anthropology Division, and The Museum of Modern Art.

 

Rutgers University: Center for Cultural Analysis Postdoctoral Fellowship

Topic varies year to year.

 

ARCE Funded Fellowships: Funded by The United States Department of State, Bureau of Educational & Cultural Affairs

The ECA also funds the ARCE Scholar-in-Residence Program for senior scholars, which was established to promote collegiality at the Center.  Post-doctoral scholars are invited to indicate their interest in serving as the ARCE Scholar-in-Residence on the fellowship application.  In addition to conducting his/her research, s/he agrees to advise junior scholars and organize a workshop, conference, or other scholarly activity in consultation with the Director. 

 

Smithsonian Mpala Postdoctoral Fellowship

The purpose of the Mpala Postdoctoral Fellowship is to promote the study biology, anthropology, geology, hydrology, material science, social science, soil science or related areas.  Projects must be tenable in residence at Smithsonian Institution facilities and Mpala Research Centre.  The proposed research topic must be in an area of science or culture supported by Smithsonian that is also appropriate to Mpala.

 

Countway Fellowships

The Boston Medical Library in the Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine will offer annual fellowships to support research in the history of medicine.    The mission of the Boston Medical Library (BML) is “to be a Library for the dissemination of medical knowledge, the promotion of medical education and scholarship, and the preservation and celebration of medical history, and thereby to advance the quality of health and healthcare of the people.”  The Countway Library serves Harvard’s academic needs and the constituency of the BML which includes the other three medical schools in Massachusetts, the Massachusetts Medical Society, and practicing physicians. 

 

Center for Jewish History NEH Fellowship for Senior Scholars

The awards support original research at CJH in the humanities, including but not limited to Jewish studies, Russian and East European studies, American studies and Germanic studies, as well as musicology, linguistics, anthropology, sociology and history.  Fellows are expected to conduct original research at the Center, deliver at least one lecture based on the research conducted, and actively participate in the scholarly community at the Center.  The fellow must acknowledge the Center and NEH in all publications resulting from research completed during the fellowship, and submit a report upon completion of the fellowship describing the experience.

 

Yiddish Book Center Fellowship Program

Fellows coordinate the scanning of thousands of Yiddish volumes in partnership with the National Library of Israel and support the development of new technology that enables scholars to search millions of pages of Yiddish literature online.  Fellows are integral to the Center’s expanding efforts to facilitate the translation of the 98% of Yiddish titles currently inaccessible to English readers.  Fellows work with the project director to conduct and record hour-long videotaped interviews with children and grandchildren of Yiddish writers, artists, and activists. 

 

Institute for Humanities Research Fellows Program

The IHR ASU Fellows program provides funding for either individual tenured or tenure-track faculty or research teams to engage in a year of research related to the annual theme, share their research with the academic community , and produce a strong application for a large external grant.  Faculty selected for the ASU Fellows Program are expected to collaborate and coordinate activities during the academic year, generate scholarly publications and/or presentations, and produce strong applications for external funding significantly larger than that provided by this award.   Successful proposals for the Fellows program will entail interdisciplinary collaborative scholarship from a humanistic perspective that seeks to produce transdisciplinary results, in keeping with the IHR mission. 

 

Postdoctoral Fellowship: Harvard University

Topics may vary

 

Newberry Research Library Long-Term Residential Fellowships

The Newberry’s Core Collection concerns the civilizations of Western Europe and the Americas from the late Middle Ages to the twenty-first century.  Intended to support individual scholarly research and promote serious intellectual exchange.  Expected to engage in active participation in the Newberry’s scholarly activities, including fellows’ seminars and a weekly colloquium.

 

Russell Sage Foundation's Visiting Scholars Program

The Russell Sage Foundation’s Visiting Scholar Program provides a unique opportunity for select scholars in the social, economic and behavioral sciences to pursue their research and writing while in residence at the Foundation’s New York headquarters.  Research carried out by Visiting Scholars constitutes an important part of the Foundation’s ongoing effort to analyze and understand the complex and shifting nature of social and economic life in the United States.  Scholars are provided with an office at the Foundation, research assistance, computer and library facilities. 

 

Visiting Scholar Program

Visiting Scholars enjoy the luxury of time away from heavy teaching loads and other responsibilities so that they can focus almost exclusively on their research and writing.  Visiting Scholars fully participate in the intellectual life of the Center and the University. During their time at BYU they give a public talk on their research and lead a seminar session with interested faculty and students.  They also make themselves available for a small number of guest presentations to BYU classes on their research.

 

Newberry Research Library Short-Term Residential Fellowships

Fellowships at the Newberry provide support for researchers who wish to use our collection.  The Newberry’s Core Collection concerns the civilizations of Western Europe and the Americas from the late Middle Ages to the twenty-first century.  Collection strengths include: American History and Culture; American Indian and Indigenous Studies; Chicago and the Midwest; Genealogy and Local History; History of the Book; Manuscripts and Archives; Maps, Travel, and Exploration; Medieval, Renaissance, and Early Modern Studies; Music; and Religion. 

 

Documenting Endangered Languages

NSF and NEF supports projects to develop and advance knowledge concerning endangered human languages.  This effort aims to exploit advances in information technology to build computational infrastructure for endangered language research.  The program supports projects that contribute to data management and archiving, and to the development of the next generation of researchers. 

 

Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship

The college offers opportunities for faculty development through intimate interdisciplinary exchange and innovative pedagogy and provides an ideal setting for cultivating the creative energies of young scholars.  We seek scholars interested in the study of cultural practices surrounding the care, disposal, and memorialization of the dead.  Candidates should have broad historical and interdisciplinary interests.

Ecology

Smithsonian Biodiversity Genomics Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

The Smithsonian Institution (SI) Postdoctoral Fellowship in Biodiversity Genomics promotes collaborative research in these fields involving comparative genomic approaches such as phylogenomics, population genomics, metagenomics or transcriptomics.  The SIBG guides and facilitates genomics research within traditional strengths of the Smithsonian, including studies of the tree of life, ecology, evolution and adaptation, and conservation.  The Smithsonian’s molecular research facilities are located at National Museum of Natural History (NMNH), National Zoological Park (NZP), Smithsonian Environmental Research Center (SERC), and the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI) in the Republic of Panama.

Economics

Program on U.S.- Japan Relations Postdoctoral Fellowship

We seek applications from outstanding scholars in the social sciences who are conducting research that illuminates Japan's relations with the rest of the world in the broadest sense.  Scholars may examine domestic issues that bear on Japan's external relations or problems that it shares with other countries.  Post-doctoral Fellows will be expected to contribute to the teaching program at Harvard, normally by offering one undergraduate course during the fall or spring semester of the academic year. 

 

ARCE Funded Fellowships: Funded by The United States Department of State, Bureau of Educational & Cultural Affairs

The ECA also funds the ARCE Scholar-in-Residence Program for senior scholars, which was established to promote collegiality at the Center.  Post-doctoral scholars are invited to indicate their interest in serving as the ARCE Scholar-in-Residence on the fellowship application.  In addition to conducting his/her research, s/he agrees to advise junior scholars and organize a workshop, conference, or other scholarly activity in consultation with the Director.   

 

J. Robert Beyster Visiting Professor

This postdoctoral fellowship of $25,000 supports a scholar who holds an academic appointment at another university and visits Rutgers in order to collaborate with researchers at the university. 

 

The Enid A. Haupt Fellowship In Horticulture

The Smithsonian Institution’s Gardens invites applications for research fellowships in the field of horticulture.  The Enid A. Haupt Fellowship in Horticulture aims to advance the knowledge and understanding of the roles and significance of horticulture in society, and to contribute to the ongoing dialog in the field.   In addition to supporting research in all aspects of American history, the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of American History Library includes thousands of historic horticulture trade catalogs in its collections. 

 

Postdoctoral Fellowship: Harvard University

Topics may vary

 

Russell Sage Foundation's Visiting Scholars Program

The Russell Sage Foundation’s Visiting Scholar Program provides a unique opportunity for select scholars in the social, economic and behavioral sciences to pursue their research and writing while in residence at the Foundation’s New York headquarters.  Research carried out by Visiting Scholars constitutes an important part of the Foundation’s ongoing effort to analyze and understand the complex and shifting nature of social and economic life in the United States.  Scholars are provided with an office at the Foundation, research assistance, computer and library facilities. 

 

Postdoctoral Fellowship

The successful candidate will couple their own research and publishing agenda with their contributions to the Center’s Collective Memory Project, a wide ranging oral history of the George W. Bush Presidency.  Primary duties include individual research within the fellow’s own area of interest leading to publications in scholarly and/or public history venues.  Fellows must also contribute to Collective Memory Project of the George W. Bush Presidency. 

 

CIPR Post-Doctoral Fellows

The Center for Inter-American Policy and Research (CIPR) invites applications for four (4) research fellowships for the academic year, three with program administration duties and one with light teaching.  The program administration track, fellows will be expected to work with CIPR’s director to develop programmatic content and projects in Inter-American relations, comparative political economy, citizenship rights, human development, and others.  The other fellowship carries a one course per semester adjunct teaching load in the department of the fellow’s primary discipline and in the candidate’s major subfields, without administrative responsibilities. 

Education

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture Scholars-in-Residence Program Fellowship

The program assists those scholars and professionals whose research in the black experience can benefit from extended access to the Center's resources.  The program encourages research and writing on black history and culture, facilitates interaction among participating scholars, and provides a widespread dissemination of findings.  It encompasses projects in African, Afro-American, and Afro-Caribbean history and culture.

 

Minority Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

The Minority Postdoctoral Fellowship Program seeks to promote the recruitment and retention of a diverse faculty at Teachers College.  The program does this by advancing the careers of individuals from groups in U.S. society that have been historically underrepresented in the academic profession.  It provides recent doctorate recipients the opportunity to develop a program of research and participate as an active community member in the life of a graduate research university.

Environmental Studies

Rutgers University: Center for Cultural Analysis

Topics vary from year to year.

 

The Environmental Fellows Program

The Harvard University Center for the Environment created the Environmental Fellows program to enable recent doctorate recipients to use and expand Harvard's extraordinary resources to tackle complex environmental problems.  The Environmental Fellows will work for two years with Harvard faculty members in any school or department to create new knowledge while also strengthening connections across the University's academic disciplines.  The Center will organize a co-curricular program to ensure that the fellows get to know each other and each other's work. 

 

The Enid A. Haupt Fellowship In Horticulture

The Smithsonian Institution’s Gardens invites applications for research fellowships in the field of horticulture.  The Enid A. Haupt Fellowship in Horticulture aims to advance the knowledge and understanding of the roles and significance of horticulture in society, and to contribute to the ongoing dialog in the field.   In addition to supporting research in all aspects of American history, the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of American History Library includes thousands of historic horticulture trade catalogs in its collections. 

International Relations

Postdoctoral Fellowships

The Brady-Johnson Program in Grand Strategy, which operates under the auspices of International Security Studies, awards one or more Henry Chauncey Jr. ‘57 Postdoctoral Fellowships each spring.  These fellowships will provide opportunities for research and teaching in the field of “grand strategy” broadly defined.  Fellows will be expected to conduct their own research and to teach at least one course on a subject relevant to grand strategy during each year in which they hold the fellowship. 

 

Princeton-Harvard China and the World Program Postdoctoral Fellowship

Princeton University and Harvard University jointly founded the fellowship program for the advanced study of China’s international relations, the Princeton-Harvard China and the World Program (CWP), in 2005.  The China and the World Program supports research that integrates theoretical innovations in the field of international relations with the rigorous study of China’s interactions with countries, regions, institutions, and non-state actors.  Fellows are expected to participate actively in the intellectual life of the institution of residence. 

 

CIPR Post-Doctoral Fellows

The Center for Inter-American Policy and Research (CIPR) invites applications for four (4) research fellowships for the academic year, three with program administration duties and one with light teaching.  The program administration track, fellows will be expected to work with CIPR’s director to develop programmatic content and projects in Inter-American relations, comparative political economy, citizenship rights, human development, and others.  The other fellowship carries a one course per semester adjunct teaching load in the department of the fellow’s primary discipline and in the candidate’s major subfields, without administrative responsibilities.

Linguistics

Center for Jewish History NEH Fellowship for Senior Scholars

The awards support original research at CJH in the humanities, including but not limited to Jewish studies, Russian and East European studies, American studies and Germanic studies, as well as musicology, linguistics, anthropology, sociology and history.  Fellows are expected to conduct original research at the Center, deliver at least one lecture based on the research conducted, and actively participate in the scholarly community at the Center.  The fellow must acknowledge the Center and NEH in all publications resulting from research completed during the fellowship, and submit a report upon completion of the fellowship describing the experience.

 

Yiddish Book Center Fellowship Program

Fellows coordinate the scanning of thousands of Yiddish volumes in partnership with the National Library of Israel and support the development of new technology that enables scholars to search millions of pages of Yiddish literature online.  Fellows are integral to the Center’s expanding efforts to facilitate the translation of the 98% of Yiddish titles currently inaccessible to English readers.  Fellows work with the project director to conduct and record hour-long videotaped interviews with children and grandchildren of Yiddish writers, artists, and activists. 

 

Documenting Endangered Languages

NSF and NEF supports projects to develop and advance knowledge concerning endangered human languages.  This effort aims to exploit advances in information technology to build computational infrastructure for endangered language research.  The program supports projects that contribute to data management and archiving, and to the development of the next generation of researchers.

Mathematics

Radcliff Fellowship

The Radcliffe Institute Fellowship Program is a scholarly community where individuals pursue advanced work across a wide range of academic disciplines, professions, and creative arts. Radcliffe Institute fellowships are designed to support scholars, scientists, artists, and writers of exceptional promise and demonstrated accomplishment who wish to pursue work in academic and professional fields and in the creative arts. The Radcliffe Institute encourages applications in all disciplines and on any topic In recognition of Radcliffe’s historic contributions to the education of women and to the study of issues related to women, the Radcliffe Institute sustains a continuing commitment to the study of women, gender, and society. Applicants’ projects need not focus on gender, however. Women and men from across the United States and throughout the world, including developing countries, are encouraged to apply. We seek to build a community of fellows that is diverse in every way. Former fellows of the Radcliffe Institute (2000 to present) are not eligible to apply.

Political Science

Program on U.S.- Japan Relations Postdoctoral Fellowship

We seek applications from outstanding scholars in the social sciences who are conducting research that illuminates Japan's relations with the rest of the world in the broadest sense.  Scholars may examine domestic issues that bear on Japan's external relations or problems that it shares with other countries.  Post-doctoral Fellows will be expected to contribute to the teaching program at Harvard, normally by offering one undergraduate course during the fall or spring semester of the academic year. 

 

ARCE Funded Fellowships: Funded by The United States Department of State, Bureau of Educational & Cultural Affairs

The ECA also funds the ARCE Scholar-in-Residence Program for senior scholars, which was established to promote collegiality at the Center.  Post-doctoral scholars are invited to indicate their interest in serving as the ARCE Scholar-in-Residence on the fellowship application.  In addition to conducting his/her research, s/he agrees to advise junior scholars and organize a workshop, conference, or other scholarly activity in consultation with the Director.

 

J. Robert Beyster Visiting Professor

This postdoctoral fellowship of $25,000 supports a scholar who holds an academic appointment at another university and visits Rutgers in order to collaborate with researchers at the university. 

 

Russell Sage Foundation's Visiting Scholars Program

The Russell Sage Foundation’s Visiting Scholar Program provides a unique opportunity for select scholars in the social, economic and behavioral sciences to pursue their research and writing while in residence at the Foundation’s New York headquarters.  Research carried out by Visiting Scholars constitutes an important part of the Foundation’s ongoing effort to analyze and understand the complex and shifting nature of social and economic life in the United States.  Scholars are provided with an office at the Foundation, research assistance, computer and library facilities. 

 

Postdoctoral Fellowship

The successful candidate will couple their own research and publishing agenda with their contributions to the Center’s Collective Memory Project, a wide ranging oral history of the George W. Bush Presidency.  Primary duties include individual research within the fellow’s own area of interest leading to publications in scholarly and/or public history venues.  Fellows must also contribute to Collective Memory Project of the George W. Bush Presidency. 

 

Fellowships at the Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

Visiting scholars at the Center have access to more than 49 million pages of Holocaust-related archival documentation; the Museum's extensive library; oral history, film, photo, art, artifacts, and memoir collections; and Holocaust survivor database.  Fellows work with established Holocaust scholars from the United States and abroad, enabling them to test ideas, share research findings, debate methodological or interpretive approaches, and develop comparative frameworks for individual projects.  Fellows also have access to the digitized records of the International Tracing Service (ITS) relating to the fates of more than 17 million people who were subject to incarceration, forced labor, and displacement as a result of World War II. 

 

CIPR Post-Doctoral Fellows

The Center for Inter-American Policy and Research (CIPR) invites applications for four (4) research fellowships for the academic year, three with program administration duties and one with light teaching.  The program administration track, fellows will be expected to work with CIPR’s director to develop programmatic content and projects in Inter-American relations, comparative political economy, citizenship rights, human development, and others.   The other fellowship carries a one course per semester adjunct teaching load in the department of the fellow’s primary discipline and in the candidate’s major subfields, without administrative responsibilities.

Psychology

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture Scholars-in-Residence Program Fellowship

The program assists those scholars and professionals whose research in the black experience can benefit from extended access to the Center's resources.  The program encourages research and writing on black history and culture, facilitates interaction among participating scholars, and provides a widespread dissemination of findings.  It encompasses projects in African, Afro-American, and Afro-Caribbean history and culture.

 

Russell Sage Foundation's Visiting Scholars Program

The Russell Sage Foundation’s Visiting Scholar Program provides a unique opportunity for select scholars in the social, economic and behavioral sciences to pursue their research and writing while in residence at the Foundation’s New York headquarters.  Research carried out by Visiting Scholars constitutes an important part of the Foundation’s ongoing effort to analyze and understand the complex and shifting nature of social and economic life in the United States.  Scholars are provided with an office at the Foundation, research assistance, computer and library facilities. 

 

Fellowships at the Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

Visiting scholars at the Center have access to more than 49 million pages of Holocaust-related archival documentation; the Museum's extensive library; oral history, film, photo, art, artifacts, and memoir collections; and Holocaust survivor database.  Fellows work with established Holocaust scholars from the United States and abroad, enabling them to test ideas, share research findings, debate methodological or interpretive approaches, and develop comparative frameworks for individual projects.  Fellows also have access to the digitized records of the International Tracing Service (ITS) relating to the fates of more than 17 million people who were subject to incarceration, forced labor, and displacement as a result of World War II. 

 

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (MHSAS) Postdoctoral Fellowship

Postdoctoral MHSAS fellowship supports the specialized training of early career doctoral recipients.  Primary interests in services or policy related to the behavioral health or psychological well-being of ethnic minorities.  Demonstrate support from an established sponsor at his/her postdoctoral institution. 

 

Evidence Based Treatment Centers of Seattle Postdoctoral Training Program

The postdoctoral fellowship program at the Evidence Based Treatment Centers of Seattle (EBTCS) was developed in 2003 and offers several opportunities for advanced evidence-based psychotherapy training.  EBTCS is committed to providing state-of-the-art clinical training, as we believe that high quality training is an essential component of disseminating evidence-based treatments.  This postdoctoral training program offers a fellowship position in dialectical behavioral therapy and child anxiety disorders. 

Social Sciences

Duke University Provost's Postdoctoral Program

Duke recognizes that we need to continue our efforts to enhance diversity in our student and faculty populations, as well as in leadership positions.  The goal of the program is to increase the diversity of scholars who have potential for becoming tenure track faculty at Duke University or peer institutions, particularly in fields where there are fewer women and/or underrepresented minorities.  Postdoctoral awardees are expected to devote their full efforts to research, and may teach a maximum of one course per year.

 

AAUW American Postdoctoral Fellowships

The primary purpose of the fellowship is to increase the number of women in tenure-track faculty positions and to promote equality for women in higher education.  Postdoctoral Research Leave Fellowships are designed to assist scholars in obtaining tenure and other promotions by enabling them to spend a year pursuing independent research.  The program provides fellowships for women writing their dissertations and those pursuing postdoctoral research. Research publication grants are also available to enable scholars to complete manuscripts for publication.

 

ARCE Funded Fellowships: Funded by The United States Department of State, Bureau of Educational & Cultural Affairs

The ECA also funds the ARCE Scholar-in-Residence Program for senior scholars, which was established to promote collegiality at the Center.  Post-doctoral scholars are invited to indicate their interest in serving as the ARCE Scholar-in-Residence on the fellowship application.  In addition to conducting his/her research, s/he agrees to advise junior scholars and organize a workshop, conference, or other scholarly activity in consultation with the Director.

 

Smithsonian Mpala Postdoctoral Fellowship

The purpose of the Mpala Postdoctoral Fellowship is to promote the study biology, anthropology, geology, hydrology, material science, social science, soil science or related areas.  Projects must be tenable in residence at Smithsonian Institution facilities and Mpala Research Centre.  The proposed research topic must be in an area of science or culture supported by Smithsonian that is also appropriate to Mpala.

 

Modeling Interdisciplinary Inquiry: Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Postdoctoral Program in the Humanities and Social Sciences

This postdoctoral fellowship program endowed by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and designed to encourage interdisciplinary scholarship and teaching across the humanities and social sciences.  Over the course of their two-year appointment, they will also teach three undergraduate courses and collaborate in leading an interdisciplinary seminar on theory and methods for advanced undergraduates and beginning graduate students in the humanities and interpretive social sciences.  Postdoctoral Fellows pursue their own continuing research in association with a senior faculty mentor appointed by the Steering Committee at Washington University. 

 

Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

The purpose of this Fellowship is to provide scholars who have recently completed their Ph.D.'s with free time to further their own work in a cross-disciplinary setting, and to associate them with a distinguished faculty.  He or she will teach a one-semester undergraduate course; participate in the collegial life of the Center for the Humanities, which sponsors conferences, lectures, and colloquia; and give one public lecture.  The Fellow will be provided with an office at the Center for the Humanities, and will be expected to work there on weekdays while the university is in session, and to reside in Middletown. 

 

Multi-Country Research Fellowship Program

The Council of American Overseas Research Centers Multi-Country Research Fellowship Program supports advanced regional or trans-regional research in the humanities, social sciences, or allied natural sciences for U.S. doctoral candidates and scholars who have already earned their Ph.D.  Preference will be given to candidates examining comparative and/or cross-regional research. Scholars must carry out research in two or more countries outside the United States, at least one of which hosts a participating American overseas research center.  Scholars must carry out research in two or more countries outside the United States, at least one of which hosts a participating American overseas research center. 

 

Radcliffe Fellowship

The Radcliffe Institute Fellowship Program is a scholarly community where individuals pursue advanced work across a wide range of academic disciplines, professions, and creative arts. Radcliffe Institute fellowships are designed to support scholars, scientists, artists, and writers of exceptional promise and demonstrated accomplishment who wish to pursue work in academic and professional fields and in the creative arts. The Radcliffe Institute encourages applications in all disciplines and on any topic In recognition of Radcliffe’s historic contributions to the education of women and to the study of issues related to women, the Radcliffe Institute sustains a continuing commitment to the study of women, gender, and society. Applicants’ projects need not focus on gender, however. Women and men from across the United States and throughout the world, including developing countries, are encouraged to apply. We seek to build a community of fellows that is diverse in every way. Former fellows of the Radcliffe Institute (2000 to present) are not eligible to apply.

 

Ciriacy-Wantrup Postdoctoral Fellowships

The S.V. Ciriacy-Wantrup Postdoctoral Fellowships in Natural Resource Economics and Political Economy will be awarded for the academic year to support advanced research at the University of California, Berkeley.  For the purposes of this fellowship, natural resources are defined broadly to include environmental resources.  Applications are open to scholars from any social science discipline, and related professional fields such as law and planning, who will make significant contributions to research on natural resource economics broadly defined.

 

Howard Foundation Fellowship

The Howard Fellowship is intended primarily to provide artists, scholars, and writers with time to complete their work by either augmenting their paid sabbaticals or providing support to those taking unpaid leave. Offering fellowships in a five-year sequence of fields, the Foundation seeks to offer ten  fellowships of $33,000 to independent projects in the disciplines of photography, anthropology, and archeology this year.  Topics vary each year. The Foundation specifically targets early mid-career individuals who have achieved recognition for at least one major project. Recipients can choose to use the award during the academic year, or postpone the receipt of the fellowship for future use. See their website for details on the application process and eligibility requirements.

Sociology

Rutgers University: Center for Cultural Analysis

Topics vary from year to year.

 

Postdoctoral Fellowship

The successful candidate will couple their own research and publishing agenda with their contributions to the Center’s Collective Memory Project, a wide ranging oral history of the George W. Bush Presidency.  Primary duties include individual research within the fellow’s own area of interest leading to publications in scholarly and/or public history venues.  Fellows must also contribute to Collective Memory Project of the George W. Bush Presidency. 

Technology and Computer Science

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture Scholars-in-Residence Program Fellowship

The program assists those scholars and professionals whose research in the black experience can benefit from extended access to the Center's resources.  The program encourages research and writing on black history and culture, facilitates interaction among participating scholars, and provides a widespread dissemination of findings.  It encompasses projects in African, Afro-American, and Afro-Caribbean history and culture. 

 

Public Engagement Fellowships

Public Engagement fellowships are aimed at those with significant research experience who have demonstrated a track record in outreach or communications work.  The fellowships will recognize and reward current practitioners and enable them to expand the work they do in public engagement.  Fellowships will buy time for additional or extended communication activities which will have a significant national or regional impact. 

 

Post-doctoral Fellowship, Science in Human Culture Program, Northwestern University

Applications are welcome from scholars who study science, technology, or medicine in any region of the world and from any of a range of historical, philosophical, sociological, anthropological, or literary perspectives.  Fellows will pursue a program of independent scholarship and teach two one-quarter undergraduate classes (typically one seminar and one lecture) over the course of the three-quarter-long teaching year.  Fellows will also help organize and run the SHC visiting lecturer series. They are expected to be active participants in intellectual activities in both SHC and their affiliated departments and to deliver one public lecture each year. 

Various Categories

Postdoctoral Fellowship

Brown University Pembroke Center for Teaching and Research.  Topics vary year to year. 

 

The Smithsonian Institution Fellowship Program (for Postdoc researchers, and Senior Researchers)

The Smithsonian Institution Fellowship Program supports independent research and study related to Smithsonian facilities, experts, or collection for the increase and diffusion of knowledge. Postdoctoral Student Fellowships and Senior Research Fellowships are typically 3 to 12 months in length. Both are open to US citizens and non-US citizens. Applicants must propose research that is conducted at the Smithsonian in an area of research outlined in the publication, Smithsonian Opportunities for Research and Study (SORS).

 

The George Burch Fellowship

The purpose of the George E. Burch Fellowship is to support a distinguished scholar in residence at the Smithsonian. The fellow may work in any discipline, but the creative effort should, in accordance with the wishes of the donor, be related to medicine. Dr. Burch’s goal is to permit the fellowship recipient time to think with freedom and creativity, and thereby stimulate new medically related theories in his or her discipline. The fellowship is eligible for post-doctoral scholars, whose research interests lie within medicine, biology, physics, chemistry, and fields in the social science and humanities, as it applies to health and medicine. For this fellowship Dr. George E. Burch envisioned awardees who not only possess a strong interest in health or medicine, but have been confined by their usual responsibilities and overlooked by traditional funding sources. Applicants must propose research that is conducted at the Smithsonian in an area of research outlined in the publication, Smithsonian Opportunities for Research and Study (SORS). Applicants should contact staff members to help identify potential advisors, determine the feasibility of the proposed research being conducted at the Smithsonian Institution, and the availability of relevant resources such as staff, collections, archives and library materials during the proposed tenure dates. Current Smithsonian research staff members can be found here.

 

Yale LGBT Studies Research Fellowship

Scholars from across the country and around the world are invited to apply for the Yale LGBT Studies Research Fellowship. This fellowship supports scholars from any field pursuing research in lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and/or queer studies at Yale University, utilizing the vast faculty resources, manuscript archives, and library collections available at Yale. The fellowship provides an award of $4,000, which is intended to pay for travel to and from New Haven and act as a living allowance. The recipient is expected to be in residence for a minimum of twenty days during the period of their award and is encouraged to participate in the activities of Yale University. A brief research proposal must include specific details about the relationship of the resources at Yale University to the project and its significance within the larger field of scholarly concern. For details of the resources available at Yale, see the fellowship page linked above.

 

Ford Foundation Fellowships

Through its Fellowship Programs, the Ford Foundation seeks to increase the diversity of the nation’s college and university faculties by increasing their ethnic and racial diversity, to maximize the educational benefits of diversity, and to increase the number of professors who can and will use diversity as a resource for enriching the education of all students.The Ford Foundation offers four fellowship programs including postdoctoral and senior researcher. The senior researcher fellowships aim to bring excellence and diversity to the academic community by supporting the career development of outstanding scholars. The Ford Foundation Senior Fellowship award is open to individuals who have previously held a Ford Foundation Predoctoral, Dissertation, or Postdoctoral Fellowship and currently hold a faculty appointment at an accredited U.S. academic institution.

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